A nonprofit has formed specifically to thwart plans by Another Planet Entertainment to remake the interior of the historic Castro Theatre to be more conducive to live music events — and specifically the group wants to stop a plan to remove all the seats from the theater's main level.
The Academy Award-winning 2008 Harvey Milk biopic 'Milk,' the production of which included on-location shooting in the Castro and the restoration of the Castro Theatre's neon sign, will be screened again at the theater in June as part of a benefit.
For the third year in a row, the Pink Triangle atop Twin Peaks will once again be lit up like a giant gay beacon throughout Pride Month. But this time, it will be more vibrant in the daytime as well.
Plans for the anniversary include a week of screenings featuring iconic films from each decade of the Castro Theatre's history, from June 3 -12, as well as a day of films shot in SF on June 22, the actual anniversary date.
Café Flore was an LGBTQ+ haven in the Castro neighborhood for over 45 years. Now, the space will finally come alive again later this year under a new owner, who was a former customer.
The San Francisco International Film Festival returns to the Castro and other SF theaters, with Michelle Yeoh, Ron Howard’s new Chef José Andrés documentary, and Michael K. Williams’ final screen performance.
Another Planet Entertainment partners with LGBT construction association for Castro Theatre renovation
More details continue to emerge about Another Planet Entertainment's plans for the renovation of the historic Castro Theatre, including the hiring of BuildOut California, an association of LGBT construction firms and trades.